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TELUS Health's clients selected as finalists at 2020 Workplace Benefits Awards

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TELUS Health's clients selected as finalists at 2020 Workplace Benefits Awards

Benefits Canada recognizes leading organizations for initiatives and strategies designed to support employee wellbeing during the pandemic 

TORONTO, Oct. 16, 2020 /CNW/ - TELUS Health is proud to announce that five of its clients have been selected as finalists in Benefits Canada's 2020 Workplace Benefits Awards. This year, finalists include Rogers Communications Inc. in the coronavirus and benefits (>5,000 employees) category; 3M, Scotiabank and The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board in the mental health category; and 3M, CAA Club Group and Rogers Communications Inc. in the health and wellness category.

"Our clients have gone above and beyond during COVID-19 to ensure their employees have access to expert mental health and wellbeing support," said Stephen Liptrap, president and chief executive officer, TELUS Health. "We're deeply proud that these innovative organizations are receiving recognition for their efforts to support their employees' wellbeing. During these times, the awards are an important reminder that organizations across Canada are paving the way to create work environments that truly care for the individual."

The annual awards recognize organizations demonstrating industry-leading support for their employees' physical, mental and financial wellbeing. Winners were recognized in a virtual roundtable and award event held on October 16. Among TELUS Health's clients, Scotiabank won in the mental health category. TELUS Health was a sponsor of the event.

"Despite the many challenges facing employers during the coronavirus pandemic, we were thrilled with the level of entries to this year's Workplace Benefits Awards," said Jennifer Paterson, editor, Benefits Canada. "This year, we had more than 80 entries, with the most in our new category, Coronavirus and Benefits. We're proud to honour these leading organizations and to have the support of our sponsor, TELUS Health. Every employer shortlisted should be extremely proud of their continuing work to support employees' mental, physical and financial wellbeing, particularly during this challenging time."

About TELUS Health
TELUS Health is a leading provider of technology-enabled HR services that deliver an integrated approach to employee wellbeing through our cloud-based platform. Our focus is providing world-class solutions to our clients to support the mental, physical, social and financial wellbeing of their people. By improving lives, we improve business. Our approach spans services in employee and family assistance, health and wellness, recognition, pension and benefits administration, retirement consulting, actuarial and investment services. TELUS Health employs approximately 6,000 employees who work with some 24,000 client organizations that use our services in 162 countries. TELUS Health is a publicly traded company on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: MSI). For more information, visit



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